Economic Botany

, Volume 54, Issue 2, pp 141–143 | Cite as

Plant portraits

Walking sticks as seed savers—the case of the Jersey Kale [Brassica Oleracea L. Convar.Acephala (DC.) Alef. var.Viridis L.]


Economic Botany Brassica OLERACEA Tutin Bage Channel Island 
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